SAASTA and MDDA join forces

SAASTA and the MDDA have signed a memorandum of understanding  (MOU) to promote Science journalism.

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Physics can be phun!

Learning about physics the fun way at SAASTA’s interactive science facility at the Johannesburg Observatory.

Become a volunteer

SAASTA invites unemployed science, engineering and technology graduates to volunteer their services at different host institutions.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


National Science Week

8 – 13 August 2016

Please note that National Science Week has been postponed to 8 – 13 August due to the local government elections in the first week of August. The launch will take place on Saturday,6 August at the University of the Western Cape. The theme for 2016 is “Science for sustainable development and improved quality of life”.

International Science Center and Science Museum Day

10 November 2016

On November 10, 2016, on the occasion of the World Science Day for Peace and Development and in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums, science centers, science museums, and their networks worldwide will organize the first International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD).

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